Metals Handbook / Edition 2

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New single-volume edition of a reference source on the properties, selection, processing, testing, and characterization of metals and their alloys. The general introduction contains a glossary of about 3,000 terms, common engineering tables, graphs comparing properties of metals and nonmetals, articles on crystal structure, practical uses of phase diagrams, engineering design, and materials selection. Subsequent topics include irons, steels, and high-performance alloys; nonferrous alloys and special-purpose materials; processing; and testing, inspection, and materials characterization. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780871706546
  • Publisher: ASM International(OH)
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Series: ASM Handbook Ser.
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1521
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 2.60 (d)

Table of Contents

General Information 1
Glossary of Terms and Engineering Data 3
Structure and Properties of Metals 85
Design Considerations and Materials Selection 122
Irons, Steels, and High-Performance Alloys 151
Structure/Property Relationships in Irons and Steels 153
Steelmaking Practices and Their Influence on Properties 174
Carbon and Alloy Steels 203
Cast Irons 307
Ferrous Powder Metallurgy Materials 329
Tool Steels 346
Stainless Steels 362
Superalloys 394
Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Materials 415
Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys 417
Copper and Copper Alloys 506
Magnesium and Magnesium Alloys 559
Titanium and Titanium Alloys 575
Zinc and Zinc Alloys 589
Tin and Tin Alloys 598
Lead and Lead Alloys 602
Nickel and Nickel Alloys 609
Cobalt and Cobalt Alloys 616
Zirconium and Hafnium 621
Precious Metals and Alloys 624
Refractory Metals and Alloys 629
Cemented Carbides and Cermets 634
Special-Purpose Materials 639
Processing 711
Extractive Metallurgy 713
Casting 727
Forming 782
Forging 839
Powder Metallurgy 876
Machining 892
Heat Treating 961
Joining 1049
Surface Engineering 1125
Recycling and Life-Cycle Analysis 1182
Testing, Inspection, Characterization, and Quality Control 1201
Failure Analysis 1203
Fractography 1238
Nondestructive Testing 1254
Mechanical Wear, and Corrosion Testing 1308
Metallography 1356
Materials Characterization 1410
Index 1437
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